There’s no experience like experience. – David Mintz, CEO of Tofutti
En Español | Your experience is one of your most valuable assets. But in today’s changing work environment, whether you’re interested in starting a small business, recareering, or finding a new job in a difficult market, you need a competitive edge. That’s why AARP California is hosting Work@50+, a free day-long conference in Long Beach on November 2nd that will provide the tools, technology, and resources you need to succeed.
Kerry Hannon, our keynote speaker, is AARP’s jobs expert and the award-winning author of What's Next? Follow Your Passion and Find Your Dream Job. A nationally recognized authority on career transitions and retirement, Hannon has spent more than 25 years covering all aspects of personal finance for the nation's leading media companies, including Forbes, Money, U.S. News & World Report and USA Today. Break-out sessions have been designed to focus on the issues you’ve told us are most important to you. Learn how to use social media and new technology in your job search; discover how to build and strengthen your personal brand; and get the tools and information you need to become a successful entrepreneur. You’ll hear from an array of industry leaders including:
- Janice Bryant Howroyd, The Act•1 Group
- Helen Dennis, author and consultant
- Christina Gagnier, JobScout
- Carlos Galvan, La Amapola, Inc.
- Kate Greer, Life Reimagined
- Carleen MacKay, Ageless in America
- Natalie Orta, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
- Dr. Vu Pham, Spectrum Knowledge
- Ed Redfern, AARP
- Tunua Thrash, West Angeles Community Development Corporation
Register now for this can’t-miss event:
AARP’s Work@50+ Event
Saturday, November 2, 2013
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Long Beach Convention Center (map)
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Coffee will be available during registration, which begins at 8:30 a.m. The first 100 Work@50+ attendees will receive a free copy of keynote speaker Kerry Hannon’s latest book, Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy…and Pays the Bills. During lunch, you’ll hear from some of AARP’s Best Employers for Workers Over 50 on why they need and want employees like you. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available to those who request this service during the registration process. Don’t miss your chance to gain the tools and resources you need to conquer today’s job market and network with industry leaders at this free event. Reserve your spot today!
Today’s post is the first in a bi-weekly series, Work@50+ Wednesday. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date on the latest in the series, as well as our events throughout the state. On Twitter, check out #workat50plus for the latest research and articles on the topic.